FusionNews for the week of 9/19: A weekly roundup of community + industry news

Shannon McGarry Shannon McGarry September 19, 2014

2 min read

FusionNews highlights the key things that happened over the past week in the Fusion 360 Community and news from the industry. New posts every Friday.




From the Fusion Team


PRODUCT DEEP DIVEAdding Creases to Your Forms

We’ve made a big change to the way sharp creases are created on Form models. Learn more about the new changes and how this may change the way you think about Form modeling.



Have a product design idea? Join the Fusion 360 Fast Track and we will offer mentoring, advice and technical support to help you bring your product to life. Get your application in by 9/26.


ANNOUNCEMENT Fusion 360 launches on Mac App Store

The future of making things just got easier with Fusion 360 now on the Mac App Store!


GETTING STARTED Fusion 360 Learning Guide

Whether you’re new to Fusion 360 with the new Mac store download or just getting started on your PC, the Fusion 360 learning guide will help you learn the basics of Fusion 360.


VIDEOCreating Sharp Edges on a Sculpted Body in Fusion 360

Take your organics shapes to the next level! Check out how Tanner Reid, Technical Evangelist, shows us how to create sharp edges on a sculpted body.


Q & A – Help and Support Answers Summary

Looking for help? Here is the weekly roundup post that covers all of the questions that were asked and solved for the week ending 9/14 from the Help & Support Forum. Check it out – it’s easy to scan and full of good information.  Special thanks to all who provided solutions!




ONLINE EVENT Fusion 360 Live Classroom: Form Creation

Join us on Tuesday, September 23 at 1:00pm PDT as we take a deeper look into Sculpt and Surfacing environments in Fusion 360. Quickly exploring designs and creating organic shapes with the T-Splines push-pull commands that are almost like sculpting with clay.




ONLINE EVENTHow to Use Interactive Rendering in Autodesk A360

Join us on October 8th at 11:00 PDT as Interactive Rendering Senior SW Architect John Hutchinson, shows you how to prepare a Fusion 360 model for A360 Interactive rendering.


LIVE EVENTHardware Workshop – New York – 2014

Hardware Workshop, a two day event for hardware startups is coming back to New York on October 24th and 25th. Its purpose is simple: Teach important lessons to the next generation of hardware entrepreneurs. Register now!


Gallery Spotlight

Share your Fusion 360 designs with the Fusion community on the Gallery.


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Twisted Vase by James Alday              Headphones by Parth Sabnis               Ring by Devis Bandiera


News from around the manufacturing innovation space


Misfit Flash Is the First True Fitness Tracker Under $50

The Misfit Flash, which monitors your steps, tracks your sleep cycle and everything else you’d expect from a fitness tracker, is priced well below its competition at $49.


Coinjar launches Bitcoin eftpos card to bring digital currency into mainstream

Soo anyone that accepts eftpos will now accept Bitcoin.


What’s Next? V2V (Vehicle-to-Vehicle) Communication With Connected Cars

Will connected cars be the ultimate Internet of Things?


A 3D Printer is a Useful Tool — So Says DREMEL & Launches its Own 3D Printer to Prove It

The Dremel 3D Idea Builder will soon be available in select Home Depot stores for $999.


Is Wearable Tech Changing Behavior?

With the surge of wearable technology, we are increasingly exposed to devices that can monitor and expose us. Is this changing the way we behave?


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